Jen Walsh, Head of Digital, appointed to the board of Zenith

Zenith, part of Core, has appointed Jen Walsh, Head of Digital, to the board. Her appointment is part of Zenith’s commitment to continual development of digital capabilities within Zenith, and to analysing and predicting client’s digital needs.

Walsh has been in Zenith for five years, having previously held digital leadership roles in IPG as well as working as a digital design consultant with SMEs and charities. She has been integral to the growth of Zenith’s digital offering through her own expertise, her development of a digital team within Zenith, and her focus on building digital capabilities in and out of the agency.

Speaking of her appointment, Jen Walsh says

I am proud to join the board of Zenith with the ambition of building on the great work we’ve already achieved. Zenith and Core have always worked hard to deliver the best strategic thinking, innovation and performance. With the changing landscape across tech and commerce, as well as the business implications from the pandemic, we are committed to providing our clients with this strategic value and insight to face future opportunities and challenges. I am very much looking forward to being part of the driving force in Zenith and to continue to make a positive impact on our clients business.

Chris Nolan, Managing Director of Zenith, says

In the time I have worked with Jen she has demonstrated clear vision on what we can achieve within the ever expanding and complex world of digital. She understands that our clients not only rely on us to keep them up to speed on what is coming, and the consequences of the constantly changing environment, but also to be their trusted advisors across all of digital. Jen understands how to balance deep digital expertise and ensure the area is accessible to everyone.

Zenith have seen fantastic growth over the last nine months, having won a pitch for the IDA last year, as well as retaining Reckitt Benckiser and KFC. They have started 2021 with growth not only on 2020 but on 2019. This strengthening of the leadership team will enable them to maintain their momentum throughout the year and onwards.

Zenith is part of Core. Core employs a team of 330 people and consists of eight practices – Creative, Data, Investment, Learning, Media (comprising of Mediaworks, Spark Foundry, Starcom and Zenith), Research, Sponsorship and Strategy. Core has been voted one of the top workplaces in Ireland by the Great Place to Work Institute for the tenth year running.